Ray Parlour sends message to Arsenal over Bukayo Saka amid Manchester United and Liverpool links

first_img Arsenal 4-0 Newcastle: Mikel Arteta press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 7:05FullscreenArsenal 4-0 Newcastle: Mikel Arteta press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/arsenal-4-0-newcastle-mikel-arteta-press-conference-2112002/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘Saka was excellent again on the left-hand side, he had another really good game. I think he has to get tied down now on a new contract. I think they are trying to organise it at the moment.‘At the moment Arsenal are 10th in the table, which isn’t good enough, but Lacazette’s goal and how the players celebrated, they knew he needed that.‘There are a lot of changes that need to be made at Arsenal but there is a feel-good factor again.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘I think the supporters are getting behind the team and suddenly they are thinking: next season, could we really have a go?‘I think fifth place is still wide open for quite a few clubs, so big game Sunday against Everton.’Arsenal are seven points behind fourth-placed Chelsea with 12 league matches of the 2019-20 season remaining.MORE: Bukayo Saka refuses to commit to Arsenal future as contract talks rumble onMORE: Arsene Wenger hits back at Unai Emery and denies Arsenal were in decline Ray Parlour sends message to Arsenal over Bukayo Saka amid Manchester United and Liverpool links Comment Arsenal starlet Bukayo Saka is attracting interest from Man Utd and Liverpool (Picture: Getty)Ray Parlour has urged Arsenal to tie Bukayo Saka down to a long-term contract as the teenage sensation continues to be linked with Premier League rivals Manchester United and Liverpool.Saka made his Arsenal debut last season under former Gunners boss Unai Emery and has already played 24 games for his boyhood club this term.The 18-year-old has received rave reviews for his performances over the past month or so and Arsenal legend Parlour says he was ‘excellent’ in Sunday’s 4-0 win over Newcastle United.But the former Gunners star is concerned about Saka’s future, with Arsenal struggling to tie him down to a new deal and Manchester United and Liverpool both circling.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTReflecting on Arsenal’s emphatic victory over Newcastle and the Gunners’ form under Mikel Arteta, Parlour told talkSPORT: ‘He [Nketiah] struggled a bit first half – holding the ball up, and that’s what Lacazette does so well.‘He holds the ball up and brings other players into play, while Eddie was a little bit of a struggle first half. Second half, he did much better, he had a couple of opportunities.‘That is where managers have to make big decisions. At least he is showing that he will give the youngsters a go. Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 18 Feb 2020 11:02 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link734Shares Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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